How to Tick-Proof Your Yard: 3 Steps

How to Tick-Proof Your Yard: 3 Steps

Of all the pests you could have lurking in your lawn, ticks are arguably the most worrisome. Few bug bites have the potential to alter your life quite like that of a tick. The thought alone of having a parasite attached to your body, secretly feeding on your blood, is enough to send shivers down the spine.
May 15, 2020 — Jonathan Patrick
How to Prevent Tick Bites: 3 Easy Steps

How to Prevent Tick Bites: 3 Easy Steps

Don’t worry, we have your back. Here are 3 tips to prevent potentially life-altering bites and keep ticks away from you and your pets through fall and winter.
November 14, 2019 — Jonathan Patrick
8 Fascinating Flea and Tick Facts

8 Fascinating Flea and Tick Facts

Fleas and ticks are horrible, annoying pests. Turns out, the more research you do, the stranger they get.
March 15, 2018 — Jonathan Patrick
Do Fleas and Ticks Survive the Winter?

Do Fleas and Ticks Survive the Winter?

It’s true they cannot endure freezing weather for extended periods, but they often find ways to survive anyway. In fact, some species of ticks are most active in winter. Adult blacklegged ticks, for example, take their first blood meals during late fall or early winter.
January 05, 2018 — Jonathan Patrick
9 Scary Things You Didn't Know About Lyme Disease

9 Scary Things You Didn't Know About Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease is said to affect more people in the U.S. than HIV, AIDS and even breast cancer. Here are 9 more frightening things you might not know about Lyme disease:
June 05, 2017 — Jonathan Patrick
How to Safely Remove a Tick

How to Safely Remove a Tick

Ticks are arachnids that live solely on the blood of animals—and sometimes humans. Tick bites can range from mild nuisance to serious medical condition.
March 21, 2017 — Jonathan Patrick
Why You Need To Stop Using Flea Collars Today

Why You Need To Stop Using Flea Collars Today

Unfortunately, the same features that make flea collars effective also make them dangerous to both pets and humans—serious, even life threatening, side-effects have been linked with exposure to the chemicals found in flea collars.
March 03, 2017 — Jonathan Patrick